Hume’s Moral Philosophy

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Donald Livingston discusses moral philosophy according to David Hume. He comments on the objective view of morality and gives a brief explanation of the moral order. Livingston compares Aristotle’s thoughts and those of St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas. He also illustrates modern morality, which is exemplified by Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill. He talks about tradition and modern philosophy and shares the views of Hume and Aristotle on the subject of human function; he also discusses Hume’s notion of reason and morality. According to Livingston, Hume believed in tradition as the place where human excellence can be found. Furthermore, he explores Hume’s beliefs and comments on moral certainty, the value of social virtues, and the relationship between political theory and moral tradition according to this renowned thinker.



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Hume's Moral Philosophy
Donald Livingston

Friedrich A. Hayek Auditorium
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, April 20, 2006

A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, April 2006
Camera: Jorge Samayoa, Rodrigo Escalante; digital editing: Alexander Arauz; index: Christiaan Ketelaar; synopsis: Sebastian del Buey; synopsis reviser: Daphne Ortiz; publication: Pedro David Españabr/>



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